SAS® ODBC Driver 9.1 User's Guide and Programmer's Reference
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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SAS® ODBC Driver 9.1
User's Guide and Programmer's Reference
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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® ODBC Driver 9.1: User's Guide and Programmer's Reference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS® ODBC Driver 9.1: User's Guide and Programmer's Reference
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Chapter 1 Introducing the SAS ODBC Driver 1
Overview: The SAS ODBC Driver 1
What Is ODBC? 2
What Is the SAS ODBC Driver? 2
Types of Data Accessed with the SAS ODBC Driver 3 Understanding SAS 5
What Software Do I Need? 8
Chapter 2 Defining Your Data Sources 11
Introduction to Defining Data Sources 11
Accessing the SAS ODBC Driver Dialog Boxes 11
Setting Up Your Data Source 14
Defining Servers 16
Defining Data Libraries 20
Saving a Data Source Definition 23
Modifying a Data Source Definition 23
Specifying a Different Server for a Defined Data Source 23
Deleting a Data Source Definition 24
Chapter 3 Using the SAS ODBC Driver 25
Introduction to Using the SAS ODBC Driver 25
Accessing Your Data Sources 25
Prerequisites for Communications 26
Other Important Usage Information 30
Chapter 4 Programmer's Reference 33
Introduction to the Programmer's Reference 33
Support for and Implementation of ODBC Functions 33
Support for SQL Grammar 37
Supported Data Types 37
User-Specified SQL Options 40
Security Notes on Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP 42
SAS ODBC Driver Error Codes 43
Appendix 1 Return Codes and Associated Messages 45
SAS ODBC Driver Return Codes 45
S1000 Communications Access Method Errors 45
TCP/IP Winsock Return Codes 46
Appendix 2 Recommended...